• Mon, Feb 6 2012

Guns N’ Roses Fans Take Out Happy Birthday Ad For Axl Rose

Today is Axl Rose’s 50th birthday, which is a little bit horrifying for me in terms of my memories of him. For instance, I recall having a huge poster of the Guns N’ Roses frontman up in my bedroom and crying in front of it — yes, crying, and in front of it, like a shrine — when I found out that I couldn’t go see the band’s concert because I was going to be grounded.

Now that you know that fact about me, I’ll get to the point: some rabid fans took out a full page ad in the L.A. Weekly wishing Axl a happy birthday. Messages in the ad read:

I wish I could be part of you by tattooing your skin, cuz you are a huge part of my heart and soul. Thanks for setting me free.

And:

Axl, happy bday n’ thanks for all these years of magic! It’s an honour to have “Rose” as my daughter’s name.

Here’s the whole thing:

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